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choke

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English

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Verb

Infinitive
to choke

Third person singular
chok

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to choke (third-person singular simple present chok, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive): To be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe.
  2. (transitive): To prevent someone from breathing by strangling them.
  3. (intransitive): To perform badly at a crucial stage of a competition because one is nervous, especially when one is winning.
  4. (transitive): Of a cave passage, to be partly or completely blocked by boulders, mud etc.

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Noun

Singular
choke

Plural
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  1. A control on a carburetor to adjust the air/fuel mixture when the engine is cold.
  2. (sports): In wrestling, karate (etc.), a type of hold that can result in strangulation.
  3. A constriction at the muzzle end of a shotgun barrel which affects the spread of the shot.
  4. A partial or complete blockage (of boulders, mud, etc.) in a cave passage.

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